What we learned from the
A few takeaways from another hard-hitting contest on Saturday night at
Jakob climbing the ladder
Even Ducks Coach
"He was playing great and he had a couple opps to shoot earlier on and he missed the net," Boudreau said. "He's got such quick releases ... that when he gets it off it's hard to pick up. This one, I quickly watched it when I went into the room, I still don't know how it went in.
"He played a great game, killed a lot of penalties and was rewarded with the goal, so good for him."
The Ducks had an
So far, the playoffs have been an extension of the regular season. Anaheim rallied in the third period in Game 1 and again in Game 2 on Saturday night.
“I’m proud of the way the guys battled,” said Ducks defenseman
Inspiration from surprising places
This time, it was from Ducks defenseman
"The games are filled with all those kind of plays and you forget about them," Boudreau said. "But obviously, at the time that that happened, huge play. Everybody on the bench jumped up and was saying, 'Great Stoner! Great job!' because again, that's another one that they score and we're in trouble.
"But he makes a great play and whether he just swung his stick and hit it or whether he saw it and put his stick out there…"